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Mixed results in Salvador vote: Big win for FMLN in capital

Those familiar with the process attribute delays to the complexity of the ballots and a new system of voting and weighing votes.

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Women fight an uphill battle in El Salvador

A delegation of women recently paid a visit to El Salvador to see what women are doing there to better their lives.

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Left candidate wins in El Salvador elections

The candidate of the left wing FMLN, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, appears to have won the Mar. 9 presidential runoff elections.

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Left surges in Salvador presidential elections

Shocking pollsters and pundits, the left surged in the presidential elections in El Salvador, giving a substantial plurality to the candidate of the left-wing FMLN Salvador Sanchez Ceren.

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Why undocumented immigrants keep coming

On the night of May 1, 2013, a criminal gang attacked a group of impoverished Central American migrants, who were riding on the top of a freight train passing through Cosoalacaque, in Veracruz, Mexico.

 

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Romney's Bain Capital connected to Salvador death squads?

A new dimension of the story of Mitt Romney has now emerged, namely the possible connection of Bain, and Romney, to violent political circles in Latin America.

Salvadoran student killed in struggle against toxic gold mining

This story isn't about the community activist victims suspiciously killed in Cabañas, El Salvador, in the last two years.

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El Salvador honors Archbishop Oscar Romero

For the first time in El Salvador, the government publicly commemorated Archbishop Oscar Romero.

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El Salvador: For people's dignity, yes to life, no to mining

Video: Environmentalists from El Salvador speak out against the Pacific Rim Mining Company and its attempt to exploit their country's natural resources.